St Josephs Home For Chronically Ill Children: Social Worker
January 14, 2019

St Josephs Home For Chronically Ill Children

St Josephs Home For Chronically Ill Children Working within the social work team the social worker, while acting in the best interests of the child at all times is responsible for;

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Cape Town

  • Ensuring that children admitted to the Home are appropriate and that their overall needs are met and their rights are upheld at all times.
  • As parents/family are crucial to the healing of the child, ensuring that contact with the family members is maintained and facilitated.
  • Ensuring that the child is reintergrated into the fmaily /comunity


  • Admissions and readmissions of appropriate patients to the Home.
  • Ensure that a therapeutic environment is maintained within the Home
  • Play an integral role in the multi-disciplined /therapeutic team.
  • Plan for the patients’ future needs and long term care
  • Advocate for the Rights of the Child
  • Admin and report writing
  • Professional development


  • 5 years’ experience in hospital/health environment essential.
  • Ability to speak, read and write Afrikaans.
  • Xhosa would be an advantage.
  • Good administration, report writing, internal and external communication skills.
  • Mediation skills


  • Drive and  energy
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Team player

Please send CV and motivational letter to [email protected]

Applicattion Deadline: 21st January, 2019

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